Commodity subsidies in Maine totaled $87.3 million from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Maine Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
12nd District of Maine (Rep. Jared Golden)$67,963,27277.8%77.8%
21st District of Maine (Rep. Chellie Pingree)$13,379,11215.3%93.1%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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